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Admiral Stavridis's book, "Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans", is a book well crafted piece of work. It is excellent in its delivery of understanding the role the sea in shaping world affairs from beginnings of men voyaging on open waters to today with naval forces able to project power across the by: 1.
Having read the book, you will get a pretty comprehensive overview of the ideas of Mahan, Corbett, Gorshkov and smaller sections on a large number of other naval thinkers through the by: The book was, and still is, an authoritative reference on the influence of sea power on history.
The added material concerning the Cold War and the analysis of "New Weapons, New Challenges" are natural continuations of the theme. The condensation of the book to shrink it to "only half as long as the edition" was not a helpful change/5(9).
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The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor) [Mahan, A. T.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)Cited by: The book is organized into separate chapters on each of the world’s major bodies of water: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Arctic oceans, plus the Mediterranean, the South China Sea, and the Caribbean.
Two final chapters consider criminal activity on the seas and outline a modern naval strategy for America. In the 19th-century classic, The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, Alfred Thayer Mahan argued the paramount importance of naval superiority in peace and work is still considered definitive today, but as Chester Starr, eminent historian of antiquity, points out in this thought-provoking volume, Mahan's theories have led to serious distortions in the way historians interpret the role.
Indispensable states have sea power thrust on them. • Gary Anderson lectures at the George Washington University’s Elliott School and is the author of the Naval War College Newport Paper. "Suzanne Geissler's God and Sea Power is a delightful, well-researched, and fascinating book; a work that should be added to the canon about America's Apostle of Seapower, Alfred Thayer Mahan.
It is deeply biographical, concerning itself primarily with the man's Christian life, albeit a Christian life lived through a sea-going career and later. Alfred Thayer Mahan (/ m ə ˈ h æ n /; Septem – December 1, ) was a United States naval officer and historian, whom John Keegan called "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century." His book The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, – () won immediate recognition, especially in Europe, and with its successor, The Influence of Sea Power Upon.
The late E.B. Potter, a longtime history professor at the U.S. Naval Academy and former naval officer who served in the Pacific during World War II, is the author of several books, including Nimitz, Admiral Arleigh Burke, and Sea Power: A Naval History, which he wrote with Admiral Nimitz.
The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: – is a history of naval warfare published in by Alfred Thayer Mahan. It details the role of sea power during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and discussed the various factors needed to support and achieve sea power, with emphasis on having the largest and most powerful fleet.
You could easily write a recursive book about the influence of The Influence of Sea Power Upon History upon history. Mahan wanted to show that navies decided wars, even between land powers, and many powerful and influential people listened/5(54).
An excellent book, for the general reader who is alert to the products of modern technology in their drastic effects upon naval strategy and tactics.
The book constitutes a history of sea power with emphasis on the ever-changing fleets, rather than their operations. The introduction of the steam engine, the iron hull, armorplate, the breach loading rifle rhanging pattern of the 19th. The technological advances in the machinery of space, nuclear and air warfare have obscured the importance of naval power.
Using examples from Ancient Greece to the Gulf War, Gray argues that control of the sea is vital to strategic planning/5(25). Sea Power The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans (Book): Stavridis, James: "From one of the most admired admirals of his generation -- and the only admiral to serve as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO -- comes a remarkable voyage through all of the world's most important bodies of water, providing the story of naval power as a driver of human history and a crucial element.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, Language: English: LoC Class: D: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Subject: Sea-power Subject: Naval history, Modern Category: Text: EBook-No.
Release Date. Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans a naval perspective—the oceans’ physical characteristics and their strategic impacts on “the vast water world we call earth.
Sea Power is a great survey for joint strategists looking for a current perspective from an expert in his trade. Stavridis is unafraid to venture.
This people's Navy: the making of American sea power User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Hagan (history, U.S.
Naval Academy) has written a highly detailed and opinionated survey of American sea power from the naval deliberations of the Continental Congress in to the maritime strategy.
Ryan D. Wadle’s Selling Sea Power explores this little-known but critically important aspect of naval history.
After World War I, the U.S. Navy faced numerous challenges: a call for naval arms limitation, the ascendancy of air power, and budgetary constraints exacerbated by the Great Depression.
In Sea Power, Admiral Stavridis takes us with him on a tour of the world’s oceans from the admiral’s chair, showing us how the geography of the oceans has shaped the destiny of nations, and how naval power has in a real sense made the world we live in today, and will shape the world we live in tomorrow.
The book gives a view of the world looking onshore from the seas and of how sea power has shaped our history, civilization and geopolitics. The chapters are divided by each of the globe’s major bodies of water, the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic, Arctic, etc., a fascinating journey where you would be well-served to have a map near at hand.
Originally published in PREFACE: The definite object proposed in this work is an examination of the general history of Europe and America with particular reference to the effect of sea power upon the course of that history.
Historians generally have been unfamiliar with the conditions of the s. Sea Power () provides an enlightening look at the role Earth’s oceans have played over the course of human early voyagers who sailed into the vast unknown, to the tens of thousands of commercial ships now traversing the globe on a daily basis, our oceans have always been a powerful force that we’ve longed to tame and control.
This book focuses on the religious beliefs and writings of naval historian and theorist Alfred Thayer Mahan. Mahan was a devout Christian and an active Episcopal layman. His religious beliefs had a major influence on his theories of sea power, naval command, war, and politics.
Some historians and. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, - Ebook written by Alfred Thayer Mahan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, Book Description This is the fourth, revised and updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the Twenty-first Century.
Other articles where The Influence of Sea Power upon History, – is discussed: Alfred Thayer Mahan: his college lectures as The Influence of Sea Power upon History, – In this book he argued for the paramount importance of sea power in national historical supremacy.
The book, which came at a time of great technological improvement in warships, won immediate recognition. Alfred Thayer Mahan () was an American naval officer, considered one of the most important naval strategists of the nineteenth century. In he was appointed Lecturer in Naval History and Tactics at the US Naval War College, and became President of the institution between This highly influential volume, first published incontains Mahan's analysis of naval warfare.
With particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region, this book examines the rise and fall of sea powers. In the Asia-Pacific region there has been significant expansion of sea-based economies together with burgeoning naval power.
Many claim that these processes will transform the world’s fut.Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans by James Stavridis, is an examination of the importance of the world's Oceans in terms of geopolitical control.
Stavridis breaks down each Ocean and sea, examining the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, /5(). Ours is a book about “sea power” and “maritime strategy,” concepts that encompass far more than armaments and tactics, the relevant but constricted language Friedman insists on speaking.